Definition of shortness


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • shortness is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 12 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • shortness is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 12 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of shortness

  • an abrupt discourteous manner (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. abruptness
    2. brusqueness
    3. curtness
    4. gruffness

  • the property of being truncated or short (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. truncation

  • the condition of being short of something (noun)

    Examples

    1. there was no shortness of money
    2. can cause shortness of breath

  • the property of being of short spatial extent (noun)

    Examples

    1. the shortness of the Channel crossing

  • the property of being of short temporal extent (noun)

    Examples

    1. the shortness of air travel time

  • the property of being shorter than average stature (noun)

See definition of shortness in Merriam Webster